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Legendary Midwestern Artist

Discover the history of legendary American artist John Steuart Curry.

Historical Essay

World War One (1914-1918)

Term: World War One (1914-1918) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Stones River, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's involvement in the bloodiest major battle during the Civil War. This article includes links to related images and documents.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 47th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on February 27, 1865.

Historical Essay

De Pere

Origin of De Pere, Wisconsin

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Historical Essay

York Township

Origin of York Township, Wisconsin

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Term: Abbott [origin of place name] in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Gay's Mill (Utica)

Origin of Gay's Mill, Wisconsin

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Historical Essay

Embarrass

Origin of Embarrass, Wisconsin

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A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator

Biography of lawyer, judge, politician and land speculator Morgan Lewis Martin.

Historical Essay

Augusta (Bridge Creek)

Origin of Augusta, Wisconsin

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Historical Essay

Aspin, Leslie, 1938-1995

Politician

The history of Leslie Aspin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On the second day at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863, Confederate troops drive the 6th Wisconsin Infantry from the battlefield

Term: Albion [origin of place name] in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Gilman, Taylor County

Origin of Gilman, Wisconsin

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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Copy of Gilbert Stuart's portrait of George Washington painted by Thomas Sully, 1854. (Museum object #1942.506)

Historical Essay

Surveyor's Tree Blaze

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Surveyor's tree blaze from the 1841 expedition to lay out the boundary between Wisconsin and Michigan, found at Trout Lake, Vilas County, Wisconsin. (Museu

Historical Essay

De Soto [Winneshiek Landing]

Origin of De Soto, Wisconsin

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Historical Essay

Campers' Wash-Up Kit

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Wash-Up Kit made by the Bay West Company, Green Bay. Distributed by the Yankee Paper and Specialty Co. of Menasha in the 1920s. (Museum object #1998.6.2)

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